Author Archives: Aisling O'Sullivan

  • November Fun at the Toyshop

    Posted on November 27, 2019 by in Aisling's-junior-infants

    We have been in the Toyshop for November’s Aistear! We enjoyed being customers, shop assistants and cashiers. We built our own amazing toyshops too!
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  • Autumn Time!

    Posted on October 24, 2019 by in Aisling's-junior-infants

    We have been looking out for signs of Autumn everywhere! We have an amazing collection in our investigation station- leaves, acorns, conkers, berries and lots more. We went on an autumn walk to see what else we could find.
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  • Our First Month in Junior Infants!

    Posted on September 29, 2019 by in Aisling's-junior-infants

    We have been having the best time in Junior Infants! It has been a busy month and we have been working hard. Every morning we do our fine motor skills table-top activities…
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  • School Tour

    Posted on June 26, 2019 by in Andrew's-5th-class

    It was the best school tour yet. It was nicknamed The Dead Zoo because so many stuffed animals were almost 100 years old. There was everything . You name any animal such as elephants, giraffes and even insects, they were
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  • The Crystal Maze

    Posted on June 26, 2019 by in Andrew's-5th-class

    When we earned the Crystal Maze, we were all so happy and proud. We earned it for working hard in class and working together. At the Crystal Maze, we were put into groups. First we started off by playing some
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  • Curragh Fun Run

    Posted on June 26, 2019 by in Andrew's-5th-class

    In February, the 4th, 5th and 6th Classes went to a fun run with other schools in the Curragh Camp organised by the Army. It was a 2km run with loads of different obstacles. There were poles that we had
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  • Last Term in Junior Infants!

    Posted on June 25, 2019 by in Aisling's-junior-infants

    It’s so hard to believe that we are almost finished in junior infants- what a quick year!!! It probably felt so fast because we were so busy all of the time…here’s just some of what we have been up to!…
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  • Spring, Spring, Spring!

    Posted on April 3, 2019 by in Aisling's-junior-infants

    Junior Infants have been incredibly busy over the last few months! For Aistear in February, we were at the restaurant- taking food orders, acting as customers, cooking as chefs, building beautiful restaurants and making recipes using playdoh.
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  • Winter Wonderland

    Posted on February 12, 2019 by in Aisling's-junior-infants, Uncategorized

     

    In November, we were at ‘The Toyshop’ for Aistear! We loved buying and selling toys, making creations with playdoh and constructing fantastic toy factories and shops.

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  • World War 1 Project & Links

    Posted on January 22, 2019 by in Andrew's-5th-class

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    This project must be presented via poster/booklet/spreadsheet (anything that can be  …. 

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  • Book Worms

    Posted on January 21, 2019 by in Eimear's-4th-class

    As always 4th are thrilled to have some free reading time in our amazing library. If only they were always this quiet !
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  • House Points Launch

    Posted on January 17, 2019 by in Andrew's-5th-class

    The House Points were launched recently, and Gerry and Rachel helped assign each of the class to their houses. We had a brilliant launch day getting to know the children from the other classes in our houses!
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  • Science Week Workshop with the Gaiety School of Acting

    Posted on January 17, 2019 by in Andrew's-5th-class

    The Gaiety School of Acting visited us as part of Science Week. They have partnered with the Science Foundation Ireland and the Chester Beatty Library to bring us a Minecraft inspired workshop in which the children from 5th and 6th …
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  • Halloween

    Posted on January 17, 2019 by in Andrew's-5th-class

    Halloween is upon us, and we’ve created some crafty costumes as well as some amazing Tim Burton inspired art! Check them out below.
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  • Atoms Matter!

    Posted on January 17, 2019 by in Andrew's-5th-class

    Paul from Science Culture Ireland recently paid a visit to 5th Class. We were fascinated by the atoms and bonds that bind liquid petroleum gas together, by the mechanisms of a petrol engine and how the process of photosynthesis works. …
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  • First Term in Senior Infants!

    Posted on January 8, 2019 by in Hannah's-senior-infants

    December was a busy and fun month in Senior Infants. We explored the theme of the Post Office in Aistear, created snowman art and even had a visit from Santa! We finished up the month with a Christmas movie and …
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    5th Class Raffle

    Posted on December 15, 2018 by in Andrew's-5th-class

    For the next 2 weeks, 5th Class are running a fundraiser, where you have to correctly guess what this jumbled-up collage is:

    To enter, all you need to do is pick up an envelope from the 5th Class room before

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  • Posted on December 14, 2018 by in Rosie's-senior-stars

    Stars have been busy practising for the Winter Concert – here’s a sneak preview!

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  • October at School!

    Posted on November 25, 2018 by in Aisling's-junior-infants

    We are getting more and more creative in Aistear and we just love making constructions. Our theme this month was ‘School’ and we really enjoyed playing the different roles of principal and secretary in particular- Gerry and Aideen watch out!!…
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  • September Fun!

    Posted on November 25, 2018 by in Aisling's-junior-infants

    Junior Infants have been doing incredible work and having lots of fun since they started ‘big school’! In Aistear, we have been learning all about our homes. The class loved the role-play area, small world, construction and making creations with …
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  • A Christmas Carol

    Posted on December 14, 2017 by in News

    5th class were delighted to perform their fantastic version of ‘A Christmas Carol’ in Kildare Library on Wednesday, December 13th. Well done to all involved!!
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  • Grandparents Day 2017

    Posted on November 24, 2017 by in News

    We had a fantastic morning welcoming some of our grandparents to our school! We showed them around our classrooms, asked them lots of questions and sang some songs for them. We put our artwork up in the halla for them …
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  • Tóg mo Lámh!

    Posted on July 3, 2017 by in News

    Gary’s 2nd class learned this fantastic song ‘Tóg mo Lámh’ before the summer break. Eoghan McDermott on 2fm spotted it on Twitter and gave the class a brilliant shout-out on his show. Not only did he retweet the video, the …
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  • 3rd & 4th Class School Tour

    Posted on May 29, 2017 by in News

    Kippure Adventure Centre

    3rd and 4th Class had a very exciting day in Kippure Adventure Centre, Blessington, County Wicklow. Abseiling, Rock Climbing, High-Beam Walking, Rope Walking and the dreaded Leap of Faith were the order for the day.

    The students

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  • Growing Greens in our Geodome!

    Posted on May 9, 2017 by in News

    4th class were busy making healthy salads using the leaves they have planted in our geodome. Judith showed them how to make a healthy dressing to go on the salad, perfect for the beautiful weather we have at the moment!…
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  • Imagino Library Sculpture Project Exhibition

    Posted on April 25, 2017 by in News

    Our 2nd, 3rd and 4th classes were lucky enough to take part in the Imagino Library Sculpture Project this year. They made beautiful ceramic models inspired by characters from their favourite books with Ania, which are currently being displayed in …
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  • Mini Muckers!

    Posted on March 27, 2017 by in News

    On Sunday 12th March, our Parent’s Council held a ‘Mini Muckiness Challenge’ in our school. A great day was had by all- as you can see from the photos!!! Well done to everyone involved!

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  • Seachtain na Gaeilge- Déardaoin

    Posted on March 17, 2017 by in News

    Bhí Lá Glas againn inniu roimh Lá Fhéile Pádraig agus bhí ceolchoirm iontach againn! Chan gach rang amhráin os comhair na scoile agus bhí gach duine go hiontach. Ag an deireadh, chanamar Amhrán na bhFiann lé chéile.

    We all dressed

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  • Seachtain na Gaeilge- Dé Céadaoin

    Posted on March 15, 2017 by in News

    Bhí céilí mór iontach againn ar maidin inniu! Rinne rang 3 agus rang 4 ‘Ionsaí na hínse’ ar dtús. Ansin, tháinig rang 2 agus rang 1 suas freisin chun ‘Balla Luimnigh’ a dhéanamh. Tar éis é sin, rinne gach duine …
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  • Seachtain na Gaeilge 2017- Dé Máirt

    Posted on March 15, 2017 by in News

    Ar maidin, bhí Tráth na gCeist againn. Bhí craic agus spraoi againn! Tar éis é sin, rinneamar an Haca Gaelach le chéile!

    This morning, we had a quiz as Gaeilge. We had a great time! Afterwards, we all did the

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  • Seachtain na Gaeilge 2017- Dé Luain

    Posted on March 13, 2017 by in News, Uncategorized

    Bhí lá iontach againn inniu! Ar maidin, rinneamar léitheoireacht beirte le chéile. Chanamar amhráin agus bhíomar ag rá dánta. Féach!

    We had a great day today! This morning, we did paired reading together. We sang songs and saying poems. Have

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  • World Book Day 2017

    Posted on March 2, 2017 by in News

    We had a lovely chilled out World Book Day today. Each child in the school got a chance to show off or discuss their favourite book in their classrooms. Later in the day, the older classes came for a visit …
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  • Happiness Week!

    Posted on January 31, 2017 by in News

    Last week, we held ‘Happiness Week’ in our school. During the week we focused on our different feelings, how to manage them and looked at different things we can do that make ourselves and each other happy. Each class made …
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  • Credit Union Quiz

    Posted on January 30, 2017 by in News

    A huge congratulations to our 4th class students who took part in the Credit Union Quiz today. One of our teams came in 2nd place overall and we are so proud of them all for doing so well!

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  • Handball

    Posted on December 19, 2016 by in Uncategorized

    Well done to all the U- 11 boys and girls who represented our school so well in an Olympic Handball tournament in Co. Meath on December 6th. They had lots of fun!
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  • KWWSPCA Visit

    Posted on December 8, 2016 by in News

    We were visited by the Kildare and West Wicklow Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. We learned lots about how to take care of our pets and what to do if we ever see an animal that is …
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  • Grandparents Day

    Posted on November 23, 2016 by in News

    We had such a wonderful morning today! Lots of our grandparents came to visit us in school. They got a tour of our lovely building and then visited their grandchildren’s classes. They looked at projects, answered questions and heard some …
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  • Happy Halloween!

    Posted on October 28, 2016 by in Uncategorized

    The Halloween costumes in school today were SPOOKTACULAR!!! Well done to everyone for making such a huge effort! We danced to Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ for Wake and Shake this morning and Cathy’s class performed at assembly- well done! Congratulations to …
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  • Magical Achievements :)

    Posted on June 30, 2016 by in Uncategorized

    On the last day of term we all celebrated our wonderful achievements from throughout the year. This included the raising of our first Green Flag, our STEM Award, our Active School Flag and our Blue Star Award. Well done to …
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  • Trip to the Playground!

    Posted on June 30, 2016 by in Uncategorized

    As an end of year treat, we all headed to the playground and had great fun!
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